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James A. Simon, MD, Lucy D. Treene, MS, PA-C and Carol J. Mack, MPH, PA-C work closely with women in the Washington, D.C. area, treating and managing health issues ranging from routine gynecological exams to infertility, vulvar pain, sexual dysfunction, menopause, osteoporosis and more.

Dr. Simon is a renowned expert in gynecological and sexual health, leading clinical research studies that have brought innovative approaches to medicine. A hands on, caring and experienced physician, James A. Simon, MD, offers extensive knowledge and a passion for exceptional healthcare to help women live happy, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Lucy D. Treene, MS, PA-C and Carol J. Mack, MPH, PA-C have worked alongside Dr. Simon for 16 and 13 years, respectively. Lucy specializes in vulvar and sexual pain, one of the few such experienced practitioners in the area. She offers common sense solutions and medications to provide relief for women. Carol offers her expertise to women struggling with infertility. Her deep understanding of the area and supportive personality helps couples navigate the most complicated infertility plan. Carol also makes use of her MPH (master's degree in public health), serving as a liaison and sub-investigator for the many clinical research trials ongoing at James A. Simon, MD, PC.

Clinical Research

James A. Simon, MD, is leading clinical research to help advance healthcare for women. Current clinical research trials include:

Each study provides free evaluation, examinations, diagnostic tests and study medication. study participants also receive reasonable compensation for their time and trouble. To learn more about these studies or to enroll, please click on the links above or contact Alisha Lutat or Carol Mack, MPH, PA-C at 202-293-1000.

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We couldn't be more grateful for helping us get our baby girl -- we're so in love with her. Your compassion, skill, encouragement and talent made our road to pregnancy and parenthood much easier.

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I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for everything you've done for me -- you've really gone above and beyond. You are a great example for what healthcare should be.

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Get a Handle on Menopause Symptoms: The right doctor can be your best partner

Woman transitioning through menopause may deal with a number of different symptoms, and all of varying severity. Menopause is unique to each woman – some experience mild symptoms, and others experience extreme ones. The only consistency is, indeed, how much it differs from woman to woman. Those differences and experiences are key reasons to seek Continue Reading

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The intrauterine device (IUD) is one of the most effective forms of birth control on the market, but only nine percent of women of childbearing age in the U.S. use it. Changing that rate, however, is the aim of many medical groups and professionals. Why? It comes down to three good reasons: It’s effective. IUDs offer a Continue Reading

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